Araya

Amanda M. Johnson June 29, 2006

Wonderful image! Very nice comp! The b&w is so dramatic! Great execution! #474405

Helen N. McHugh June 29, 2006

Great capture, Dale!Candids are often the best! Wonderful expression! #2966215

Paul Michko June 29, 2006

Intense portrait image, Dale Ann. #2966252

Chastity Abbott June 29, 2006

OMGoodness!!! I would love to see this one win!
Amazing sharp B&W..love the lighting in his eyes, awesome tones!!! Good job!!! #2966263

Tonya R. Boles June 29, 2006

Love it in black n white. #2966265

Tiffani S. LaNeave June 29, 2006

Wow....beautiful comp and awesome dramatic lighting! Love the expression! Wonderful image da! #2966267

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic June 29, 2006

Awesome portrait, Dale...love the crop and use of b&w.

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Michael S. Swaffar June 29, 2006

Great portrait, Dale. I think its wonderful in B&W. #2966392

Nadia W. Smith June 29, 2006

Oh very dramtic looking.

Sorry I haven't commented much lately...seems this business is going faster than I can keep up! #2966393

Elizabeth Beaudoin June 29, 2006

Wonderful BW! Love the intensity! #2966808

Sharon King June 29, 2006

Amazing lighting DA! It works well in B&W, good luck with it! #2967140

Dawn Leslie June 29, 2006

Beautiful...lighting is awesome and expression is dramatic! #2968063

Dale Ann Cubbage June 29, 2006

Thanks so much Amanda, Helen, Paul, Chastity, Tonya, Tiffani, Nadine, Michael, Nadia, Elizabeth, Sharon & Dawn! You guys made my day!

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June 29, 2006

Beautiful B/W portrait (capture)! Excellant lighting & cropping too! :) #2968411

Dale Ann Cubbage June 29, 2006

Thank you very much, Paige!

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Megan p June 30, 2006

This is just incredible Dale Ann!!! BW is perfect for this! the lighting is fantastic, good luck with this! #2969146

Carolyn Foster Spano June 30, 2006

You have captured this wonderfully. Your crop works great here. The eyes speak volumes. #2969214

Marcie A. Fowler June 30, 2006

Wow . . . what a wonderful candid portrait. This is so beautiful. Love the lighting and her expression is priceless. #2969699

Dale Ann Cubbage June 30, 2006

Thanks Megan, Cari and Marcie!

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Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 03, 2006

This is fantastic!! Beautiful lighting on this little sweetie. Great in black and white! #2981789

Dale Ann Cubbage July 03, 2006

Thank you Donna!

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Margot Petrowski July 07, 2006

Looks like a winner, DA!!!! #2996983

Dale Ann Cubbage July 07, 2006

Thanks Margot!

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Lynn Crawford July 21, 2006

I love this Dale Ann, it is beautiful, great B&W portrait :) #3058829

Dale Ann Cubbage July 24, 2006

Thank you Lynn!

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Renee Doyle level-classic July 24, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Dale Ann!!!
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Chastity Abbott July 24, 2006

YAY!!! LOOK AT YOU GO!!! CONGRATS!!! #3072901

Alisha L. Ekstrom July 24, 2006

SWEET moment captured Da & BIG congrats on a SUPERB finalist;) #3073206

Margot Petrowski July 24, 2006

Congrats girl, on both of your fab finalists!!!! You are quite the artiste!!!! #3073747

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Dale Ann! :) #3074656

Marcie A. Fowler July 25, 2006

I just knew we'd see this one again. Congrats! #3075214

Carolyn Foster Spano July 25, 2006

Yippee for you Dale Ann. Well-deserved! #3075339

Michelle R. Kovach July 25, 2006

Congrats Sista! #3075344

Daniel G. Flocke July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist!!!

Good luck next round!

~Daniel #3075559

Megan p July 25, 2006

So glad to see this recognized, it really is wonderful!!!!!! #3075984

Elizabeth Beaudoin July 25, 2006

Love this one Da! Congratulations! #3076002

Lavone Vannoy July 25, 2006

Dale Ann! I LOVE this shot! BIG congrats!! #3076456

Lorri Shank July 25, 2006

Congrats! This is a beautiful portrait. What a great keepsake! #3076984

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 25, 2006

This is wonderful Dale Ann! Congratulations! #3077727

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Dale Ann! #3077946

Jessica Hughes July 25, 2006

Yay!! Congrats Dale Ann! I missed this. It's beautiful!! #3078021

Candy Avera July 25, 2006

I don't know how I missed this before. It's beautiful and a well deserved finalist. Way to go! #3079446

Dale Ann Cubbage July 25, 2006

Thanks everyone!

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Susana Ms Heide July 25, 2006

BEAUTIFUL in it's simplicity!!! Congratulations Dale Ann! #3081524

Rakesh Syal level-classic July 26, 2006

Cute finalist!! Congratulations, DA!! #3082366

Teresa Lee July 26, 2006

This is just exquisite, DA! I love it so much! It's just perfect -- and those eyes...

I just came BACK from your area, but it was such madness trying to get the kids back home that I didn't get a chance to look you up. Next time, for sure! :)

Congratulations, my sweet friend, on this finalist. #3083935

Dale Ann Cubbage July 26, 2006

Thanks Susana, Rakesh and Teresa!

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Dawn Leslie July 26, 2006

Congrats on this beauty! #3085147

Dale Ann Cubbage July 26, 2006

Thanks Dawn!

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Tiffani S. LaNeave July 26, 2006

Congrats da!!! Love this image!!!:) #3086529

Melissa G. Meiselman July 26, 2006

This portrait is very striking in black and white, Dale Ann!! I can see why it is a finalist and best of luck in round two!!! #3086538

Dale Ann Cubbage July 26, 2006

Thanks Tiffani & Melissa!

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Debra Booth July 27, 2006

Congrats on another wonderful finalist, Dale Ann! #3088849

Dale Ann Cubbage July 27, 2006

Thanks again, Debra!

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Amanda E. Radovic August 08, 2006

Congrats DA - I just found this one now :-) #3138085

Dale Ann Cubbage August 08, 2006

Thanks Amanda, I had high hopes for this one.

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Description

Resubmitting, originally posted in color. This is a candid portrait, taken at a birthday party. This little sweetie was sitting on her mommy's lap. We were in a barn, with light coming in from in front of her. I have converted it to bw, adjusted curves, clarified and cropped. I have also cloned out mom's thumb on her shoulder.

Uploaded on June 29, 2006

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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